Wednesday July 30th, 2014
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Osun Guber Face-off: APC, PDP in war of words

Aregbesola and Omisore

  /   in Politics 12:41 am

The electioneering campaigns ahead of the governorship election in Osun State has gathered steam. Already the All Progressive Read More →

Oyo 2015: Ibadan as an issue

From left : Mrs Florence Ajimobi watching as her Husband Senator Abiola Ajimobi takes the oath of Office in the presence of Justice Badejoko Adeniji during the swearing in of the  Excecutive Governor for Oyo state held at the Obafemi Awolowo stadium Ibadan on Sunday. By Dare Fasube.

  /   in Politics

Ibadan, one of Africa’s largest cities has consistently sought to dominate its political landscape and tried to put other g Read More →

Pulling politicians back from the brink


  /   in Politics

History of politics and elections in Nigeria is replete with cases of diverse factors which hinder good governance and inabil Read More →

Amaechi has always defended our interests in Rivers —Rep. Nwuke

*Hon. Nwuke

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Rep Ogbonna Nwuke, former director of Press Affairs to River State Governor and member representing Etche/Omuma Federal Const Read More →

Boko Haram: Jonathan should exchange prisoners for Chibok girls — Evah

Comrade Joseph Evah

  /   in Politics 2:21 am

Comrade Joseph Evah, Human Rights activist and former Publicity Secretary of Ijaw National Congress (INC) is Coordinator of I Read More →

Ekiti fallout: New thinking on APC presidential ticket

Muhammadu Buhari

  /   in Politics

The outcome of the Ekiti Gubernatorial election was a shocker to many in the All Progressives Congress, APC. However, only fe Read More →

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NPC to offer technical support to boost Nigeria’s tourism sector


  /   in Business 12:53 am

In a bid to develop the Nigerian tourism sector, the National Planning Commission, NPC says it will offer technical support i Read More →

Portland cement, pricing and building collapse (2)


  /   in Business

THE previous week, we identified that according to European Commission nomenclature, CEM I and CEM II are the types of cement Read More →

Fidelity Bank posts N9.43bn PBT in six months

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  /   in Business

Fidelty Bank Plc has announced profit before tax of N9.43 billion for the first half of the year ending June 30, 2014. Read More →

Nigeria’s packaging industry growing at 12% yearly — Report

  /   in Business

Nigeria’s packaging industry has accounted for 12 per cent of the $4billion recorded by Middle East and African markets in the last five years, according to a survey carried out by PCI Film Consulting. Read More →

Works on ports’ access roads to end in two months — FG


  /   in Business 12:48 am

The Federal Government has said repair works on access roads to the nation’s ports especially Apapa, will be completed in t Read More →

Sharp practices: Eko DISCO develops code of conduct


  /   in Energy

Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC (Eko Disco) said it has developed a new code of conduct for its staff, warning th Read More →

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Bolt denies foul-mouthed criticism of Glasgow 2014


  /   in Sports 11:35 am

Usain Bolt denied reports Wednesday that he called the Glasgow Commonwealth Games "a bit shit", ahead of his appearance in th Read More →

FG plans big for C’wealth Games medalists

GOOD LIFT: Obioma Okoli competes in the 63kg women’s weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games. She won a silver medal for Nigeria.

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The Nigerian Government has said that it will pay special attention to any athlete who wins a medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Read More →

Nigerians celebrate Thunder Balogun


  /   in Sports

A cream of sportsmen and women, administrators, fans and sporting organisations from different parts of Nigeria have paid glo Read More →

Elochukwu asks NFF to renew Keshi’s contract

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

  /   in Sports 2:35 pm

Chief Ernest Elochukwu, a former Captain of the Tennis Section of Port Harcourt Club, has urged the Nigeria Football Associat Read More →

Nigerian weightlifter in doping shock

GOLDEN GIRL . . . Nigeria’s gold medalist Chika Amalaha competing in the women’s weightlifting 53kg class, at the SECC Precinct during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Photo: AFP PHOTO

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Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positi Read More →

Rising star Okagbare targets Commonwealth treble

Blessing Okagbare

  /   in Sports

Were it not for the track and field schedule, Nigerian Blessing Okagbare could almost be expected to be going for four medals Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Music, strong tool for promoting peace, unity – Oyovwe


  /   in Music 3:30 pm

A gospel artiste, Elizabeth Oyovwe, on Wednesday advised musicians to produce songs that its lyrics would promote peace and u Read More →

24 killed in rap concert stampede


  /   in Music

A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach Tuesday left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials said. Read More →

Davido, Wizkid at war again?

Davido & Wiz Kid

  /   in Entertainment 11:25 am

Many industry watchers thought the two young kids, Wizkid and Davido have buried their differences and show of supremacy but Read More →

Ella- Genevieve Lesbianism Saga: Everyone now calls me Genny’s wife back home — Ella Martins

Ella Martins

  /   in Entertainment, News

The story that Beninoise actress/musician, Ella Martins and Nollywood superstar, Genevieve Nnaji, are lesbians was actually b Read More →

Presh goes incognito


  /   in Entertainment 7:53 am

To say that Precious John a.k.a Presh of the defunct KC Presh group is still battling to re-establish his presence in the nat Read More →

Pet names Naija Divas call themselves and why

Ini Edo

  /   in Entertainment, News

A ‘pet’ name is defined by most dictionaries as a name only a loved one would use to call a loved one while nickname is Read More →



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